Will Steampunk actually outlive Cyberpunk? We discussed it on the Ætherweb

My recent post where I argued Cyberpunk would in outlive Steampunk proved to be rather controversial. I have not had that many responses (via æthermail, Facebook and comments) to something I published on the blog in a while, like, years…
Additionally, my friend Bonsart of Radio Retrofuture published a video on his Youtube channel in which he addressed my arguments and took the stance that Steampunk has the longer life expectancy, and made some very good poinst, which made me happy.

 

In addition, he invited some notables of the Steampunk community, among them none other than the Airship Ambassador himself, and myself, to discuss the topic on air.

If you missed it, it is now available on demand so to speak on Youtube as well:

Seems like the stagnation and overaging is a German phenomenon but the scene is still going strong elsewhere in the world! Hurray!